Sustainable Events Manager

London, United Kingdom
about 1 month ago
Full time role


We enable start-ups to deliver increased impact. Sustainable Ventures recognises that addressing the challenges of climate change and resource scarcity ...

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Job Description

Sustainable Events Manager - Sustainable Workspaces

We are looking for an experienced and dynamic Sustainable Events Manager to lead our event sales. Our unique spaces are designed to inspire creativity and collaboration in a purpose-driven environment.

Workspaces currently operates one site in London’s County Hall (opposite Westminster), a 40,000 sqft co-working space dedicated to sustainability and climate tech innovation, with over 1000 entrepreneurs and innovators.

The Role

The Sustainable Events Manager will have a passion for and an understanding of the sustainability sector. This person will lead the creation and implementation of the events sales strategy. They will hold full responsibility over our events spaces, ensuring the creation of our world class events calendar at County Hall that builds and maintains the vibrant ecosystem. They will require a commercial mindset as well as an understanding of Sustainable Ventures in order to communicate the value of Sustainable Workspaces to prospective clients.

This person will process enquiries which come in via marketing channels, qualifying leads, setting up initial phone calls, carrying out tours.

They will also work closely with the Venture Support team within Sustainable Ventures, to ensure we are making valuable connections between service offerings and maximising value for the businesses in the ecosystem through engagement with Sustainable Ventures.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Creation and implementation of our sales strategy
  • Transform event inquiries into reservations
  • Actively discover potential sales prospects
  • Establish and nurture relationships with internal and external clients
  • Ensure achievement of predetermined revenue goals
  • Expand the customer contact database
  • Cultivate connections with event agencies and external partners
  • Produce weekly and monthly management reports

About Sustainable Ventures

Our impact on the planet’s climate and its natural resources is being felt more often & by more people than ever before.

Sustainable Ventures was established in 2011 to develop commercial solutions to the challenges of climate change and resource scarcity. We have launched, invested in and provided support services to over 450 sustainability and climate tech companies and created a unique ecosystem centered on our 40,000 sq ft workspace in Waterloo which sits at the centre of the UK’s growing net zero innovation network. You will play a key role in supporting our team across a number of projects.


Person Specification

  • Passion for sustainability & environment issues
  • Previous sales experience at a sustainable company or coworking space within London
  • Experience in a customer-facing / hospitality role
  • Sales-minded with the ability to negotiate
  • People-person who thrives on learning about new people and businesses
  • Detail oriented, problem solver and highly adaptable
  • Ability to maintain a smile, no matter the challenge



Our people are what make Sustainable Ventures great. They infuse the business with fresh ideas, turn plans into actions and are the backbone of providing outstanding support to our ecosystem. As such, Sustainable Ventures is an equal opportunity employer; we are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce, celebrating difference and creating an inclusive environment so that everyone can be themselves at work.

The climate crisis is a social and inclusion issue, as well as an environmental one, and we are especially keen to encourage applications from individuals underrepresented in the climate space. We also welcome applicants who may have different experiences to those exactly specified in the application. This is a full-time role, however, we will seek to accommodate requests for flexible working schedules.

Additional Details

  • Hours: 40 hours per week, flexible schedule between 08:00 an 18:00 (including occasional evenings for member events)
  • Holiday: 25 days + bank holidays
  • Salary: OTE £45k depending on experience, extensive bonus & long-term incentive scheme
  • We take our team’s well being seriously - everyone can use an occasional day off to sort out some personal affairs or just have a break, without worrying about it affecting your annual leave. That’s why all staff have one additional “wellbeing day” to take per month.
  • Location: County Hall, Belvedere Road, SE1 7PB.

We enable start-ups to deliver increased impact. Sustainable Ventures recognises that addressing the challenges of climate change and resource scarcity ...

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